Textile

Timelines

India to soon have own standard of apparel size: Irani
India

India to soon have own standard of apparel size: Irani

Union Minister Smriti Irani today said Indian textiles and garments industry would soon get its own country-specific apparel size.
2-year-wait! Meghalaya's largest apparel manufacturing unit finally becomes operational
India

2-year-wait! Meghalaya's largest apparel manufacturing unit finally becomes operational

Meghalaya's largest apparel manufacturing unit near Ampati has started production, after remaining idle for nearly two years.
Smriti Irani calls for innovation and initiatives in textiles sector
India

Smriti Irani calls for innovation and initiatives in textiles sector

Union Minister Smriti Irani, who heads the Textiles Ministry, today urged the industry to go for innovation and come forward in taking new initiatives.
115 tehsils in Maharashtra declared 'cotton growing' areas
India

115 tehsils in Maharashtra declared 'cotton growing' areas

The Maharashtra government has declared 115 tehsils in 18 districts of Marathwada, North Maharashtra, and Vidarbha regions as "cotton growing" areas in the state, a decision aimed at boosting the textile industry, an official said today.
Italian luxury kidswear brand Monnalisa is set to enter India
Business

Italian luxury kidswear brand Monnalisa is set to enter India

Italian luxury kidswear brand Monnalisa is set to enter India later this year with its first outlet in Delhi.
Railways washes linen everyday, blanket once in two months
India

Railways washes linen everyday, blanket once in two months

The Indian Railways has said it washes all bed linen provided to passengers on trains, including bed sheets, pillow covers and towels, after every single use.
Khadi wars: KVIC sues Fabindia for Rs. 525cr
Business

Khadi wars: KVIC sues Fabindia for Rs. 525cr

After warning Fabindia for using the registered 'khadi' trademark earlier, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has sued the retail chain for Rs. 525cr for continuing to do so.
Move over facial-recognition! "Smart clothes" that store passcodes are here
Science

Move over facial-recognition! "Smart clothes" that store passcodes are here

Computer scientists at University of Washington, including an Indian-origin researcher, developed a new "smart fabric" that stores information in clothes invisibly without built-in sensors or power source.
Modi's role behind rise of khadi sales to Rs. 814cr
India

Modi's role behind rise of khadi sales to Rs. 814cr

Khadi sales have risen spectacularly in the last years. In his latest broadcast on 'Mann Ki Baat', PM Narendra Modi lauded the 89% rise in sales from April-September'16 (Rs. 430cr) to the same period this year (Rs. 814cr).

More

Subscribe us, Stay updated!

Subscribe to stay connected with the latest happenings.